The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 330 371 324
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -47
Permanent jobs citing BGP 937 831 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.71% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.08% 4.00% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 759 689 707
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -4.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18445 20755 19902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 17.74% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15184 16566 15978
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP within the UK.

BGP Salary Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

BGP Salary Histogram in the UK

BGP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 888 £50,000 - 106
London +48 410 £55,000 - 40
South East +55 243 £50,000 +17.64% 29
Berkshire +30 113 £55,000 +15.78% 13
City of London -17 108 £57,500 +9.52% 13
West Midlands +47 88 £51,500 +8.42% 2
Birmingham +41 76 £52,500 +10.52%
East of England +18 62 £48,750 -2.50% 4
Reading +9 60 £53,750 +7.50% 8
Hampshire +13 43 £48,000 +21.51% 4
Surrey +40 40 £46,000 +58.62% 5
South West +4 35 £45,000 -25.00% 10
Yorkshire -71 35 £45,000 +16.12% 7
Cambridgeshire +31 22 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Bedfordshire +6 21 £52,500 -5.40%
Wales -14 21 £47,500 +20.25%
South Wales -18 21 £47,500 +24.18%
Cardiff -6 20 £47,500 -7.76%
West Yorkshire -73 20 £50,000 +44.92% 3
Bedford +18 17 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire +12 17 £52,500 +20.00% 1
Leeds -70 17 £50,000 +49.25% 3
Hertfordshire -15 16 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Basingstoke +16 15 £45,000 +13.92% 1
Wiltshire -2 14 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Scotland +9 13 £46,500 +16.25% 6
North West -4 13 £52,500 +61.53% 9
Cambridge +17 12 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Gloucestershire -3 12 £37,500 +29.31%
Salisbury - 12 £45,000 - 1

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP.

1 1830 (88.92%) Cisco
2 1576 (76.58%) OSPF
3 1435 (69.73%) Cisco Certification
4 1271 (61.76%) Firewall
5 1092 (53.06%) MPLS
6 1067 (51.85%) CCNP
7 870 (42.27%) WAN
8 788 (38.29%) LAN
9 787 (38.24%) EIGRP
10 773 (37.56%) Juniper
11 758 (36.83%) Cisco ASA
12 752 (36.54%) VPN
13 652 (31.68%) F5
14 640 (31.10%) Data Centre
15 617 (29.98%) Cisco Nexus
16 596 (28.96%) TCP/IP
17 545 (26.48%) CCNA
18 540 (26.24%) CheckPoint
19 447 (21.72%) Linux
20 432 (20.99%) CCIE
21 427 (20.75%) Network Security
22 405 (19.68%) DNS
23 404 (19.63%) Cisco IOS
24 399 (19.39%) IPsec
25 352 (17.10%) HSRP
26 342 (16.62%) VLAN
27 340 (16.52%) VMware
28 335 (16.28%) Network Design
29 332 (16.13%) Finance
30 331 (16.08%) Telecoms

BGP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 66 (3.21%) Lync
2 42 (2.04%) Apache
3 40 (1.94%) MS Exchange
4 26 (1.26%) nginx
4 26 (1.26%) Confluence
5 24 (1.17%) MediaWiki
6 20 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.39%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.39%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.29%) IIS
11 6 (0.29%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.15%) MTS
13 2 (0.097%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.097%) CloudStack
14 1 (0.049%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.049%) WebLogic
Applications
1 156 (7.58%) MS Visio
2 131 (6.37%) MS Excel
3 58 (2.82%) MS Office
4 26 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.097%) MS Project
5 2 (0.097%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 19 (0.92%) IaaS
2 12 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.34%) SaaS
4 7 (0.34%) PaaS
5 5 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (0.24%) Office 365
5 5 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.24%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.15%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.097%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1576 (76.58%) OSPF
2 1271 (61.76%) Firewall
3 1092 (53.06%) MPLS
4 870 (42.27%) WAN
5 788 (38.29%) LAN
6 787 (38.24%) EIGRP
7 758 (36.83%) Cisco ASA
8 752 (36.54%) VPN
9 617 (29.98%) Cisco Nexus
10 596 (28.96%) TCP/IP
11 427 (20.75%) Network Security
12 405 (19.68%) DNS
13 404 (19.63%) Cisco IOS
14 399 (19.39%) IPsec
15 352 (17.10%) HSRP
16 342 (16.62%) VLAN
17 328 (15.94%) Wireless
18 291 (14.14%) VoIP
19 219 (10.64%) Spanning Tree
20 217 (10.54%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (3.74%) MySQL
2 45 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (1.60%) Relational Database
4 17 (0.83%) SQL Server
5 5 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.049%) Big Data
7 1 (0.049%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 40 (1.94%) Git (software)
2 38 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 37 (1.80%) Subversion
4 35 (1.70%) Jenkins
5 27 (1.31%) JIRA
6 26 (1.26%) Hudson
7 10 (0.49%) Maven
8 1 (0.049%) GCC
General
1 332 (16.13%) Finance
2 331 (16.08%) Telecoms
3 98 (4.76%) Banking
4 50 (2.43%) Marketing
5 43 (2.09%) Retail
6 36 (1.75%) Games
7 28 (1.36%) Financial Institution
8 25 (1.21%) Back Office
9 22 (1.07%) Legal
10 18 (0.87%) Investment Banking
11 17 (0.83%) Manufacturing
11 17 (0.83%) Law
12 16 (0.78%) Advertising
12 16 (0.78%) Electronics
12 16 (0.78%) French Language
13 14 (0.68%) Online Betting
14 12 (0.58%) German Language
15 11 (0.53%) Publishing
16 9 (0.44%) Japanese Language
17 7 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1135 (55.15%) Network Engineer
2 357 (17.35%) Senior Network Engineer
3 244 (11.86%) Consultant
4 135 (6.56%) Network Consultant
5 122 (5.93%) Cisco Engineer
6 112 (5.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 104 (5.05%) Senior Consultant
8 103 (5.00%) Support Engineer
9 100 (4.86%) Architect
10 95 (4.62%) Network Support
11 77 (3.74%) Analyst
12 76 (3.69%) Network Architect
13 73 (3.55%) Design Engineer
14 72 (3.50%) Network Analyst
14 72 (3.50%) Security Engineer
15 69 (3.35%) Network Support Engineer
16 61 (2.96%) Network Design Engineer
17 59 (2.87%) Operations Engineer
18 58 (2.82%) Administrator
19 57 (2.77%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (3.50%) 802.1X
2 52 (2.53%) CSS
3 17 (0.83%) LAMP
4 13 (0.63%) XMPP
5 12 (0.58%) ISPF
6 9 (0.44%) HTML
6 9 (0.44%) Web Services
7 8 (0.39%) SOAP
7 8 (0.39%) Silverlight
8 4 (0.19%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (0.15%) RESTful
9 3 (0.15%) OLE
10 2 (0.097%) XML
10 2 (0.097%) .NET
10 2 (0.097%) FreeSWITCH
11 1 (0.049%) WebSockets
11 1 (0.049%) COM
11 1 (0.049%) RSS
11 1 (0.049%) VXML
11 1 (0.049%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 640 (31.10%) Data Centre
2 105 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (2.77%) Computer Science
4 53 (2.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 51 (2.48%) Management Information System
6 28 (1.36%) Hedge funds
7 27 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
8 25 (1.21%) Wiki
9 19 (0.92%) Online Games
9 19 (0.92%) IPTV
10 14 (0.68%) Smartphone
10 14 (0.68%) Clustering
10 14 (0.68%) Statistics
10 14 (0.68%) Digital Media
10 14 (0.68%) Eurex
11 13 (0.63%) PKI
12 12 (0.58%) Equities
13 11 (0.53%) Derivative
13 11 (0.53%) Thin Client
13 11 (0.53%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 447 (21.72%) Linux
2 249 (12.10%) Windows
3 206 (10.01%) UNIX
4 57 (2.77%) CentOS
5 54 (2.62%) Ubuntu
6 49 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 43 (2.09%) Solaris
8 36 (1.75%) Debian
9 28 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.44%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.19%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.19%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.15%) VMS
14 3 (0.15%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.097%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.097%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.097%) HPUX
16 1 (0.049%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (16.28%) Network Design
2 330 (16.03%) Load Balancing
3 327 (15.89%) ITIL
4 214 (10.40%) Network Management
5 158 (7.68%) Service Delivery
6 151 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
7 135 (6.56%) Network Monitoring
8 121 (5.88%) Project Management
9 103 (5.00%) Change Management
10 100 (4.86%) Mentoring
11 99 (4.81%) Incident Management
12 89 (4.32%) Root Cause Analysis
13 86 (4.18%) Capacity Planning
14 73 (3.55%) Migration
15 72 (3.50%) Network Architecture
16 61 (2.96%) Capacity Management
17 50 (2.43%) Change Control
18 49 (2.38%) Service Management
19 47 (2.28%) Kalman Filter
20 46 (2.24%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 142 (6.90%) Perl
2 120 (5.83%) Python
3 80 (3.89%) Ruby
4 76 (3.69%) Bash Shell
5 56 (2.72%) PHP
6 50 (2.43%) Java
7 40 (1.94%) C
8 35 (1.70%) SQL
9 29 (1.41%) PowerShell
10 25 (1.21%) Tcl
11 15 (0.73%) C#
12 11 (0.53%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.44%) VB
14 7 (0.34%) C++
15 6 (0.29%) JavaScript
16 3 (0.15%) Ada
17 2 (0.097%) Korn
17 2 (0.097%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1435 (69.73%) Cisco Certification
2 1067 (51.85%) CCNP
3 545 (26.48%) CCNA
4 432 (20.99%) CCIE
5 182 (8.84%) Degree
6 151 (7.34%) CCDP
7 122 (5.93%) Security Cleared
8 114 (5.54%) CCSA
9 103 (5.00%) CCSE
10 102 (4.96%) CCIP
11 68 (3.30%) SC Cleared
12 57 (2.77%) CCDA
13 55 (2.67%) CCSP
14 50 (2.43%) Check Point Certification
15 48 (2.33%) JNCIA
16 42 (2.04%) JNCIP
17 37 (1.80%) JNCIS
18 33 (1.60%) CISSP
19 29 (1.41%) DV Cleared
20 26 (1.26%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 200 (9.72%) SLA
2 34 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 31 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.63%) COBIT
4 13 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.49%) QA
6 5 (0.24%) JSP 440
System Software
1 257 (12.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (3.79%) Active Directory
3 31 (1.51%) VMware ESX
3 31 (1.51%) XenServer
3 31 (1.51%) iptables
4 29 (1.41%) vSphere
5 27 (1.31%) Postfix
5 27 (1.31%) Samba
6 26 (1.26%) Xen
7 24 (1.17%) KVM
8 21 (1.02%) Hyper-V
9 13 (0.63%) ProxySG
10 9 (0.44%) Firmware
11 7 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.34%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.29%) XenApp
12 6 (0.29%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.24%) NFS
13 5 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
14 4 (0.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 81 (3.94%) FortiGate
2 80 (3.89%) Nagios
3 61 (2.96%) Puppet
4 57 (2.77%) Cacti
5 54 (2.62%) CiscoWorks
6 44 (2.14%) SolarWinds Orion
7 42 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
8 39 (1.90%) Cisco Prime
9 37 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
10 36 (1.75%) ZABBIX
11 25 (1.21%) OpenView
11 25 (1.21%) Cisco LMS
11 25 (1.21%) Opsview
12 22 (1.07%) Cisco UCCX
13 19 (0.92%) Ansible
14 18 (0.87%) HP NNM
15 17 (0.83%) SELinux
15 17 (0.83%) Salt
16 16 (0.78%) OpenNMS
17 9 (0.44%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1830 (88.92%) Cisco
2 773 (37.56%) Juniper
3 652 (31.68%) F5
4 540 (26.24%) CheckPoint
5 340 (16.52%) VMware
6 235 (11.42%) Microsoft
7 165 (8.02%) Riverbed
8 158 (7.68%) HP
9 122 (5.93%) SolarWinds
10 119 (5.78%) Citrix
11 95 (4.62%) Fortinet
12 78 (3.79%) Red Hat
13 56 (2.72%) Dell
14 52 (2.53%) Avaya
15 48 (2.33%) Nokia
16 43 (2.09%) Blue Coat
17 39 (1.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
18 34 (1.65%) Brocade
18 34 (1.65%) Aerohive Networks
19 30 (1.46%) Bloomberg
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £95000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Candidate Source
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus, + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £95000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 21 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ARM Information Technology
Salary: other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + + bonus, Contributory Pension, Private Health et
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum £50,000 to £52,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Livingston, West Lothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + + Package & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago